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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 659078, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/659078
Case Report

Minimally Invasive Direct Repair of Bilateral Lumbar Spine Pars Defects in Athletes

1Department of Neurological Surgery and the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Lois Pope Life Center, 1095 NW 14th Terrace (D4-6), Miami, FL 33136, USA
2Department of Orthopaedics, University of Miami Miller, School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA

Received 29 January 2013; Accepted 12 April 2013

Academic Editor: Jeffrey C. Wang

Copyright © 2013 Gabriel A. Widi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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